2017-18
Chair

Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard

Senate President Pro Tem
Ron Richard

Missouri

2017-18
Chair Elect

Speaker Taylor Barras, Louisiana

Speaker
Taylor Barras

Louisiana

Immediate
Past Chair

Speaker Taylor Barras, Louisiana

Speaker
Philip Gunn

Mississippi

2018
CSG Chair

Senate President Robert Stivers, Kentucky

Senate President
Robert Stivers

Kentucky

Agriculture & Rural
Development Committee

2017-18
Chair

Senator
Daniel B. Verdin III

South Carolina

2017-18
Vice Chair

Senator
Casey Murdock

Oklahoma

Economic Development, Transportation & Cultural Affairs Committee

2017-18
Chair

Representative
Jeanie Lauer

Missouri

2017-18
Vice Chair

Representative
Manly Barton

Mississippi

Education Committee

2017-18
Chair

Senator
Joyce Elliott

Arkansas

2017-18
Vice Chair

Representative
Kathryn Swan

Missouri

Energy & Environment Committee

2017-18
Chair

Representative
Lynn Smith

Georgia

2017-18
Vice Chair

Senator
Ed Emery

Missouri

Fiscal Affairs & Government
Operations Committee

2018
Acting Chair

Representative
Penny Houston

Georgia

2017-18
Vice Chair

Vacant

Human Services &
Public Safety Committee

2017-18
Acting Chair

Senator
Katrina Shealy

South Carolina

2017-18
Vice Chair

Vacant

Legislative Service Agency Directors Group

2017-18
Chair

Marcia Goff
Research Director
House of Representatives

Oklahoma

2017-18 Vice Chair

David Byerman
Director
Legislative Research Commission

Kentucky

SLC Office

Director

Colleen Cousineau
Southern Legislative Conference
Southern Office of The Council of State Governments